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Municipalities as main players in EU asylum policy

By Gesine Schwan / 18 December, 2020

At the end of September, the European Commission has presented a proposal for a new asylum and refugee policy. It is very detailed with a lot of legal regulations. But it does not address the crucial points for an effective solution that corresponds to the challenges on the ground, international […]

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The missing link between (academic) knowledge and the EU governance of migration

By Giacomo Orsini / 18 December, 2020

In March 2020, a number of academics in charge of different EU funded projects concerned with migration sent an open letter to the European Commission (EC). By addressing the President of the EC and the commissioners for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, Home Affairs, and Crisis Management, about 50 […]

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Sophisticated tools – weak principles

By Philippe Fargues / 25 September, 2020

With its ‘New Pact on Migration and Asylum’, the European Commission has taken on one of the most divisive and controversial issues within the bloc. And one that puts its own human rights record most prominently on the spot. The outcome are elaborate proposals, heavy on procedure but weak on […]

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Migration for a new european asylum

By Gesine Schwan / 4 December, 2018

Some voters are pro-EU and wish to maintain the status quo. Others consider the crisis to be the result of excessive integration,

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Depoliticising migration

By Michel Foucher / 27 October, 2018

The issue has become too politicised at a time when there is a pressing need to find pragmatic solutions.

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European Parliament calls for a fairer and centralised Dublin system

By Elly Schlein / 14 February, 2018

The Dublin system has clearly failed, leaving most of the responsibilities for asylum to the frontline Member States of the EU.

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The need to adjust a dysfunctional policy

By Catherine Woollard / 13 February, 2018

Regulation is at the heart of the dysfunctionality of the system, it nonetheless seems impossible for the EU to reach an agreement on reform.

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Lessons to learn from what has worked and what has failed

By Gerald Knaus / 15 December, 2017

The EU needs a humane policy on asylum and borders that can obtain majority support in elections and produce an immediate impact in the Mediterranean.

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Curbing migration from Libya: are the EU and Italy heading in the right direction?

By Giulia Laganà / 14 December, 2017

The EU have decided to outsource migration control to the various actors vying for power in war-torn Libya.

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